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How do I cure lichen planus?

How do I cure lichen planus?

Flagyl: If this is lichen planus you need to be tested for associated problem as hepatitis c. I have good experience with oral flagul which needs to be used foe several months to flatten the lesions and lighten the residual color. The mechanism of action is unknown. ...Read more

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Dr. John Ebner
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Lichen Planus (Definition)

Peculiar little papules in lines & clusters especially forearms & lower legs, frequently with specific type of white membrane inside mouth. Sometimes the mouth lesions are painful but usually not. Sometimes associated with hepatitis. Sometimes as an allergy to a med. Most often the cause is not found. Early on it can be very itchy: hope for relief from a prescription potent ...Read more


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How can I cure lichen planus pigmentosis from face n lower neck?

How can I cure lichen planus pigmentosis from face n lower neck?

Dermamtologist: Lichen planus pigmentosus is a rare variant of lichen planus and is characterized by the presence of hyperpigmented, dark-brown macules in sun-exposed or skin-fold areas of the body. Treatments include topical steroids, ); systemic steroids; oral metronidazole, oral acitretin, narrow-band or broadband uv-b therapy. Obviously, this problem has to be managed by a dermatologist. No cure - just manage. ...Read more

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Any cures for lichen planus?

No: Unfortunately no. Usually the process burns itself out after an average of about 18 months. The trouble is we don't really know the exact cause/trigger. So that makes it very difficult to comeup with a cure. ...Read more

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What are the cures out there for lichen planus?

What are the cures out there for lichen planus?

No cure: Lichen planus is an autoimmune disease and is not curable, nor is there a known cause. It falls into the category of desquamative gingivitis. Often, it is confined to the oral mucosa and is treated with topical or other steroids. Generally, it is manageable and not painful, although sometimes it can be uncomfortable. ...Read more

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What causes lichen planus and how can it be cured?

What causes lichen planus and how can it be cured?

Mysterious: The exact cause is unknown however may be related to an allergic or immune reaction. Treatments could include: antihistamines, immune-suppressing medications, topical corticosteroids, topical retinoic acid and uv light. ...Read more

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Can pancha tikta ghrita guggulu helps to cure lichen planus?

Can pancha tikta ghrita guggulu helps to cure lichen planus?

Lichen Planus: Lichen planus will wax and wane. It is a chronic rash of unknown cause with no cure, may be itchy and poorly understood by medicine. It can be managed with medication both topical and oral. It may resolve on its own. Wish i could help more; see your dermatologist to manage this disease. ...Read more

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I stopped or slowed my lichen planus, has anybody cured theirs ?

I stopped or slowed my lichen planus, has anybody cured theirs ?

Lichen Planus: Lichen planus will wax and wane. It is a chronic rash of unknown cause with no cure, may be itchy and poorly understood by medicine. It can be managed with medication both topical and oral. It may resolve on its own. Wish i could help more; see your dermatologist/oral surgeon to manage this disease. ...Read more

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Can you tell me if there is any cures out there for lichen planus?

No cure: Lichen planus is an autoimmune disease and thus there is no cure. However, you can still protect and keep your dentition for lifetime without any problem. ...Read more